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“Excellent but feel like I've had a workout!”
Review of il Barcaiolo

il Barcaiolo
Ranked #37 of 298 Restaurants in Taormina
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Found this restaurant by chance by following signs down what turned out to be 130 steps. I was worried going down how I'd ever get back up again! They were almost full but thankfully accommodated us without a reservation. Nicest meal so far in Sicily by far and very sensibly priced. Luckily found another set of stairs up - this time 90 of them. Managed it but only just!

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The rudest service I ever saw worldwide. Very arrogant and bad food. Service was very slow. Mediocre place and rude attitude in an island known for its friendly and cheerful people.
Don't go there negative energy around

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The fish-dishes served are good, it would be even better if these were served with a smile and some friendliness. Be prepared for quite some stairs before and after the meal, which is nice to get hungry but not so nice with a full stomach :-)

Thank Jeras v
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had read the excellent reviews and booked in advance taking the cable car down to Mazzaro from Taormina .... we were not disappointed. Our meal was excellent and the staff were very warm, friendly and welcoming. Can't understand the recent poor reviews, don't let it put you off!

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Thank wirralblue
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

decided to go due to all the reviews and booked ahead. From the minute we arrived it felt as if we were an inconvenience. Service was disorganized and we waiting over 30 minutes for someone to take our drinks order. food was very good but unimpressive service.

Thank jodi a
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